Chapter 11. Construction Documentation

Now that we've discussed how to annotate a drawing, be it for presentation or production, we will review how to create the set of documents that will be used by the contractor and subcontractors to build the project.

In this chapter, we'll go into detail about preparing the construction document set. Topics we'll cover include:

  • Formatting your documents

  • Creating schedules

  • Using drafting views

  • Understanding drafting tools

  • Importing CAD details

  • Reusing details from other projects

Formatting Your Documents

When you begin documenting your project, most of your modeling should be more or less complete. That doesn't necessarily mean that you have all your views established or all your sections cut, but it's helpful if the ...

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